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Waste Free Lunch

On average a school-age child using a disposable lunch generates 67 pounds of waste per school year. From a food perspective food wasted not only wastes families’ money, but wasted food generates 8 percent of human-generated greenhouse gas emissions. So wasted food is…...

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Recipes to get Your Veggies in

A study by the Centers for Disease Control shows that 60 percent of children and 18 percent of adults aren’t getting enough fruit each day, and worse: 93 percent of children and 83 percent of adults are deficient in veggies.…...

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If you’re a parent, you probably fight a daily battle with sugar. Most of us can attest to the noticeable effects of sugar on our kids’ behavior: “bouncing off the walls.” Study after study has demonstrated the negative side of…...

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Hummus and Avocado Sandwich

Eating small snacks between meals can be a healthy way to keep your metabolism revved and hunger pains at bay. I have completely fallen in love with this sandwich as my afternoon snack. It is extremely healthy and delicious. It…...

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Chocolate Pear Smoothie

If you love chocolate, this protein smoothie will have you swooning. Besides being high in fiber and protein, you’ll get a healthy dose of antioxidants as a result of the unsweetened cocoa....

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Chicken and Sundried Tomatoes

This is an absolutely delicious chicken salad recipe, that is low-fat and tasty. The sundried tomatoes and pistachios give the chicken an amazing flavor that you’ll swoon over, while the spinach provides some essential vitamins and minerals. This chicken salad…...

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As a kid, snack time was by far one of my favorite times of the school day. Back then, my mom would buy up the variety snack packs which often included Cheetos, Doritos, Potato Chips, Pretzels etc. Since then, the…...

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I love this shake and like to refer to it as the “Lean Green Machine.”  Because of the Kale, the shake is extremely high in both Vitamin A and Vitamin C.  To round out the protein, I’ll often will have…...

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Mixed Berry Smoothie

This shake is full of antioxidants, is high in fiber, provides a healthy dose of Omega-3s and has a good amount of protein. But don’t you worry…it is absolutely delicious too! Needless to say, it is a great way to start your day! It is also a tasty and nutritious mid-afternoon snack....

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This recipe is a great snack for parties. Pistachios give you fiber and antioxidants, both of which are important to a healthy diet....

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